Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 72 187 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 20.93% 34.19% 20.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.16% 37.78% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 159 44
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +9.09% -14.44%
10th Percentile £275 £312 £263
90th Percentile £525 £460 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £420 £385
% change year-on-year -1.90% +9.09% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £17.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £17.00

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 298 495 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 86.63% 90.49% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 382 147
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £418 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.31% +22.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £154
90th Percentile £515 £525 £433
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 23
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.71% +7.69% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.20 £36.75 £37.60
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +89.29% +7.69% -14.75%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 72 £412 -1.90% 40
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 45 (62.50%) SQL
2 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (44.44%) Java
4 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 27 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 27 (37.50%) Finance
5 27 (37.50%) TDD
6 26 (36.11%) Banking
7 22 (30.56%) MVC
7 22 (30.56%) Degree
7 22 (30.56%) Waterfall
8 20 (27.78%) CSS
9 19 (26.39%) RDBMS
9 19 (26.39%) Relational Database
10 18 (25.00%) Spring Batch
10 18 (25.00%) Spring Integration
10 18 (25.00%) Project Management
10 18 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 18 (25.00%) Spring
11 17 (23.61%) Web Services
11 17 (23.61%) XML
11 17 (23.61%) Oracle
11 17 (23.61%) Backbone.js
11 17 (23.61%) Jasmine
11 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (23.61%) RESTful
12 16 (22.22%) Cucumber
12 16 (22.22%) Bower
12 16 (22.22%) Grunt
12 16 (22.22%) Gherkin

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 16 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) FTP
2 3 (4.17%) BGP
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) IPsec
2 3 (4.17%) L2TP
2 3 (4.17%) OpenVPN
2 3 (4.17%) VPN
3 2 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.39%) SSH
4 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) RDBMS
1 19 (26.39%) Relational Database
2 16 (22.22%) DB2
2 16 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
3 13 (18.06%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Jasmine
2 16 (22.22%) Bower
2 16 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 16 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 16 (22.22%) Grunt
2 16 (22.22%) JUnit
3 13 (18.06%) Selenium
4 9 (12.50%) JIRA
5 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.17%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.39%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 26 (36.11%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Front Office
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Developer
2 23 (31.94%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Senior Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (15.28%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Tester
6 9 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (5.56%) EPiServer Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.78%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Report Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Scrum Master
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 20 (27.78%) CSS
3 18 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (25.00%) Spring
3 18 (25.00%) Spring Batch
3 18 (25.00%) Spring Integration
4 17 (23.61%) Backbone.js
4 17 (23.61%) RESTful
4 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (23.61%) Web Services
4 17 (23.61%) XML
5 16 (22.22%) .NET
5 16 (22.22%) Ajax
5 16 (22.22%) Gherkin
5 16 (22.22%) JSP
5 16 (22.22%) Struts
6 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.89%) REST
7 7 (9.72%) WPF
8 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.56%) SWIFT
4 3 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.39%) Equities
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
2 27 (37.50%) TDD
3 22 (30.56%) MVC
3 22 (30.56%) Waterfall
4 18 (25.00%) Project Management
5 16 (22.22%) Time Management
6 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
7 10 (13.89%) Manual Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 7 (9.72%) BDD
9 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (9.72%) Scrum
9 7 (9.72%) SOA
10 6 (8.33%) DevOps
10 6 (8.33%) Microservices
11 5 (6.94%) ETL
12 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.17%) Requirements Management
12 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) SQL
2 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (44.44%) Java
4 15 (20.83%) C#
5 9 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) Ruby
7 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.17%) Java 8
9 2 (2.78%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) CCNA
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Ansible
1 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.17%) HP ALM
2 3 (4.17%) Salt
3 2 (2.78%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
3 3 (4.17%) Google
3 3 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Informatica
4 1 (1.39%) Talend
4 1 (1.39%) Vermilion